Indian T20 Commentary

Chennai VS Delhi Cricket Commentary

Match 210-Apr-2021

188/720.0 oversRun rate: 9.4
VS
190/318.4 oversRun rate: 10.18
Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets
Delhi Capitals First innings
Rishabh Pant15 | 12)*
Shardul Thakur3.4|0|53|2
418.418.4: Shardul Thakur to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! The skipper finishes things off for Delhi! Length ball, around off. This is right in the slot and Pant hits it to the long on fence. DELHI WIN BY 7 WICKETS!
018.318.3: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, OUT! TAKEN! Too little too late for Chennai! A good short ball by Thakur, Stoinis goes for the pull but ends up hitting it to Sam Curran to deep mid-wicket, he takes a good catch. Shimron Hetmyer walks in now. 
018.218.2: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, Slower full toss by Thakur. Stoinis defends it, it dipped just in time to not be waist high.
418.118.1: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! Easy runs for Stoinis! Full toss and on the pads. Stoinis flicks it down to fine leg. Just 3 needed now.
18 Overs | Runs : 182/2 | Run rate : 10.11
117.617.6: Dwayne Bravo to Marcus Stoinis, Full ball outside off, Stoinis drives it to deep cover for a single.
417.517.5: Dwayne Bravo to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! CRUNCHED! That has gone at a rate of knots! Full ball outside off, Stoinis powers it through extra cover for a boundary.
117.417.4: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Low full toss outside off, Pant smacks it through cover for a single.
217.317.3: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Full on middle, Pant flicks it to deep mid-wicket and picks up a couple of runs.
117.217.2: Dwayne Bravo to Marcus Stoinis, Slower ball on off, Stoinis defends it to point for a single.
117.117.1: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Edged! Full ball outside off, Pant looks to drive but it takes the outside edge and it files to third man for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 172/2 | Run rate : 10.12
016.816.6: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, Length ball, around off. Stoinis punches it to covers. The fielder dives there and stops the ball. 17 required from 18. Singles will win the match here.
016.716.6: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, Too short by Thakur. It goes way over Marcus Stoinis's head. Wide given.
416.616.5: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! Now Stoinis gets going! Short and wide outside off and he cuts it away. Ravindra Jadeja runs it and puts in a dive to stop it. But the replay shows that his legs were touching the ropes when he collected the ball. Boundary.
016.516.4: Shardul Thakur to Marcus Stoinis, Beaten! Length ball, around off. Stoinis looks to defend but is beaten.
016.416.3: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, OUT! LBW! An absolute beauty from Thakur! Fires this one very full on the middle stump line. Dhawan looks to flick it away but misses and is hit on the pads. It is plumb and the umpire raises his finger. Dhawan doesn't review it. End of a wonderful, wonderful innings by the southpaw.
016.316.3: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Full and wide outside off. So wide that even Dhawan won't chase that. Wided.
416.216.2: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! He is toying with the bowlers now! He knows what the bowler is going to bowl before he bowls it! Full toss, wide outside off. Dhawan shuffles across and sweeps it to the square leg fence.
416.116.1: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Shot! Full ball, wide outside off. Dhawan creams it past covers for a boundary. 
16 Overs | Runs : 158/1 | Run rate : 9.88
015.715.6: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Hits the timber at the other end! Low full toss on middle, Pant smacks it but hits the timber at the bowler's end.
015.615.6: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, WIDE! Low full toss outside off, Rishabh lets it go. Wided.
115.515.5: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball outside off, Dhawan moves across to the off side and then plays it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
015.415.4: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, Play and a miss! Full ball outside off, Dhawan looks to drive but misses.
415.315.3: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Wow, Dhawan has been excellent today! Full toss on off, Dhawan shuffles across and then whacks it to the deep mid-wicket region for a boundary.
115.215.2: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Slower ball on off, Pant looks to swing it away but gets an inside edge onto the pads for a single.
015.115.1: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Full toss outside off, Pant flays it to cover for a dot.
15 Overs | Runs : 151/1 | Run rate : 10.07
114.614.6: Deepak Chahar to Rishabh Pant, Short of a length, on the sixth stump line. Pant cuts it to point and keeps the strike. 12 from Chahar's last over.
114.514.5: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Low full toss, wide outside off again. Dhawan shuffles across and helps it to long on. 150 for Delhi and they are running away with the game.
114.414.4: Deepak Chahar to Rishabh Pant, Short of a length this time, around off. Pant pulls it to deep mid-wicket for one.
414.314.3: Deepak Chahar to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! The skipper is off the mark! Short and wide again, Pant rocks back and flays it past point and to the ropes.
114.214.2: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Short and wide outside off. Dhawan pays it to deep cover for one.
414.114.1: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Shaw may have how gone but Dhawan carries on! Length ball, wide outside off. Dhawan shuffles across and sweeps it to the square leg fence. The ball drops just short of the ropes before hitting it.
14 Overs | Runs : 139/1 | Run rate : 9.93
013.613.6: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Good ball to end the over! Low full toss on middle, Pant plays it back to the bowler. 50 needed in 36 balls.
013.513.5: Dwayne Bravo to Rishabh Pant, Length ball on the pads, Pant looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads.
113.413.4: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, On off, defended to the off side for a single.
013.313.3: Dwayne Bravo to Prithvi Shaw, OUT! CAUGHT AT DEEP COVER! Finally a wicket for Chennai, but is it too late for Chennai? Bravo gets his man and this was a good delivery! Very full ball outside off, Shaw has to reach out for it and then looks to drive but it goes off the bottom half of the bat and goes towards deep cover where Moeen Ali takes the catch. Ali fumbles a bit but to manages to hold onto it. End of a sparkling knock from Shaw.
113.213.2: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball outside off, Dhawan nails it through extra cover for a single.
113.113.1: Dwayne Bravo to Prithvi Shaw, NOT OUT! Dhawan is just in! Wonder why Dhoni did not show much interest in appealing. Good length ball outside off, Shaw looks to cut but gets an inside edge past the stumps and towards the keeper. Dhawan calls for the single and takes off. Dhoni comes charging in and collects and underarms it to the stumps at his end. The third umpire is called for. The replays roll in and it shows that Dhawan was just in. 
13 Overs | Runs : 136/0 | Run rate : 10.46
112.712.6: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, Flatter ball, on the middle and leg stumps. Shaw clips it to deep mid-wicket for one. 15 from the over. 
412.612.5: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Ohh he's hit that one alright! Loopy ball, outside off. Moeen invites Shaw into the stroke and he accepts the invitation. This is creamed over mid off and to the ropes.
612.512.4: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, SIX! Just over the man at deep mid-wicket! Short ball, Shaw goes for the pull but gets the top edge. For a moment, the fielder at deep mid-wicket thought he had a chance but that ball went over him.
112.412.3: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Shorter ball, on the stumps. Dhawan backs away and cuts it to deep cover for one.
112.312.2: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, Loopy ball, lands around middle. Shaw eases it to long on for one.
112.212.1: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Tossed up, around off. Dhawan drills it down to long off for one.
012.112.1: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, NO BALL! That must have slipped out of the hand. Moeen ends up bowling this one over Dhawan's head. No ball given. Free hit coming up.
12 Overs | Runs : 122/0 | Run rate : 10.17
111.611.6: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, What happened here? That came back like a rocket! Full ball on middle, Dhawan smacks it straight back to the bowler. It hits Bravo on the shin and goes towards long off for a single.
111.511.5: Dwayne Bravo to Prithvi Shaw, Slower ball on middle, Shaw nudges it to long on and calls for two but the fielder is quick to the ball and they will have to settle for the single.
011.411.4: Dwayne Bravo to Prithvi Shaw, Cracked but straight to the fielder! Low full toss outside off, Shaw drives it to cover.
111.311.3: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball on middle, Dhawan works it down to long on for a single.
411.211.2: Dwayne Bravo to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Both Dhawan and Shaw are just toying with the bowling here! Short ball around off, Dhawan shuffles across and then plays it over the square leg fielder for a boundary.
111.111.1: Dwayne Bravo to Prithvi Shaw, Slower ball around off, Shaw pushes it to the cover region for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 113/0 | Run rate : 10.27
410.610.6: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! No one can stop this from going to the ropes! Overpitched ball on the sumps, Dhawan backs away and creams it past mid off and to the ropes. Sweetly timed. Delhi are running away with the game here.
210.510.5: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Back of a length ball, outside off. Dhawan cuts it past the diving fielder at point. Moeen Ali runs in from sweeper and cuts it off. A couple taken.
110.410.4: Shardul Thakur to Prithvi Shaw, Serves a length ball, on the pads. Shaw clips it to the leg side for one.
410.310.3: Shardul Thakur to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Well, Prithvi Shaw seems to be in a hurry to finish the game! Sensational batting! Length delivery outside off, Shaw hammers it past covers and to the ropes.
110.210.2: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Now, Dhawan gets his FIFTY! Length ball, on off. Dhawan pulls it to deep square leg for one.
210.110.1: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Back of a length ball, on off. Dhawan swipes it to deep square. Deepak Chahar runs in, collects the ball and passes it to the other fielder. A couple of runs and 100 up for Delhi.
10 Overs | Runs : 99/0 | Run rate : 9.9
49.69.6: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Fifty for Prithvi Shaw! It is so good to watch him bat like this! Short ball on middle, Shaw pulls it to the deep square leg region for a boundary. 
19.59.5: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, On middle, worked down to long on for a single.
09.49.4: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Flatter ball down the leg side, Dhawan looks to flick but it brushes his pads and goes to the keeper. 
19.39.3: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, DROPPED! Shaw put down again and it is Ruturaj Gaikwad! Short ball on middle, Shaw pulls it to deep mid-wicket. Gaikwad runs ahead, gets to it and puts in a dive but fails to hold on. A single taken.
19.29.2: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Full on the pads, Dhawan sweeps it to deep square leg for a single.
69.19.1: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, SIX! Dhawan wants a piece of the cake as well and he gets one! Tossed up on middle and leg, Dhawan uses the feet and then launches it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
9 Overs | Runs : 86/0 | Run rate : 9.56
08.68.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Prithvi Shaw, Short and wide outside off. Shaw lets it go as he thinks that it's a wide but the umpires deems it to be a fair delivery.
68.58.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Prithvi Shaw, SIX! Smashed away into the Sachin Tendulkar stands! Jadeja darts this on the leg stump. Shaw dances down and smokes it over the wide long on fence.
18.48.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball, on middle and off. Dhawan looks to go through the off side but gets an inside edge to the leg side for one.
28.38.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Tossed up, outside off. Dhawan ends up slicing it over extra cover for a couple.
18.28.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Prithvi Shaw, Flatter one, on middle and leg. Shaw pushes it to long on for one.
18.18.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Shorter ball, outside off. Dhawan cuts it to sweeper cover. Just one run.
8 Overs | Runs : 75/0 | Run rate : 9.38
17.67.6: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Loopy ball on middle, Dhawan nudges it to deep square leg for a single.
17.57.5: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, Tossed up outside off, Shaw drives it to long off for a single.
17.47.4: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, On the pads, Dhawan plays it to deep square leg for a single.
07.37.3: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Loopy ball on the pads, Dhawan looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. 
17.27.2: Moeen Ali to Prithvi Shaw, DROPPED! Santner drops it! Will this prove costly? He was probably blinded by Dwayne Bravo running back. Floated ball outside off, Shaw uses his feet and looks to go over the off side but it takes the top edge and goes towards long off. Mitchell Santner, the substitute fielder, comes charging ahead from long off while Dwayne Bravo runs backwards. It is finally, Santner who goes for it but makes a mess of it. 
17.17.1: Moeen Ali to Shikhar Dhawan, Floated ball on the pads, Dhawan looks to play the reverse sweep but misses and gets hit on the pads. There is an appeal for LBW but nothing from the umpire. A run given, so it must have hit the bat as well.
7 Overs | Runs : 70/0 | Run rate : 10
16.66.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Drops his length this time, Dhawan rocks back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket. Just 5 singles from the over.
16.56.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Prithvi Shaw, Flatter ball by Jadeja, on the pads. Shaw works it to square leg for one.
16.46.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball on the pads, Dhawan sweeps it to deep square leg for a run.
06.36.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Shorter and wide outside off, this is played to point.
16.26.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Prithvi Shaw, No control on that shot but he's safe! Flatter ball and Shaw looks to go over the off side, ends up getting the leading edge in the air. The ball drops well short of long off. A run is taken.
16.16.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Shikhar Dhawan, Starts off with a short one, Dhawan pulls it away towards deep square leg. The fielder cuts it off and keeps it down to one.
6 Overs | Runs : 65/0 | Run rate : 10.83
15.65.6: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Good stop at mid-wicket by Moeen Ali. Short of a length ball, outside off. Dhawan swipes it across the line. The ball is traveling but Moeen Ali puts in a dive at mid-wicket to save three runs. 124 needed from 14 overs.
05.55.5: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Comes around the stumps and hits the deck on a length. The ball lands outside off, and angles back in. Dhawan looks to drive but gets an inside edge on the pads. No run taken.
15.45.4: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Quick running! Short and just wide outside off. Shaw taps it down to short third man and takes a quick run.
05.35.3: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Length ball, around off. Shaw defends, and it is a rare dot ball.
45.25.2: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Stunning! I am running out of superlatives to describe it now! Length ball, outside off. Shaw opens the face of the bat and guides it past point and to the ropes.
15.15.1: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, He has missed out on that one. It's a full toss outside off, Dhawan hits it to sweeper cover for one. That brings Prithvi Shaw on strike.
5 Overs | Runs : 58/0 | Run rate : 11.6
44.64.6: Shardul Thakur to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! How many shots does he have in his bag? Length ball again, just around off. This time Shaw lofts it over mid off. Expensive first over for Shardul Thakur, 17 from it.
44.54.5: Shardul Thakur to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Another one! This is elegant! Length ball, outside off. Shaw runs it between short third man and backward point. Great batting.
44.44.4: Shardul Thakur to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! What a shot! He is looking in great touch here! Length ball, around off. Shaw just punches it through covers. The ball races to the fence.
14.34.3: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball, around off. Driven to mid off for a run.
44.24.2: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Inventive by Dhawan! Full one, wide outside off. Dhawan shuffles across and then guides it past short third man. The fielder put in a dive but he had no chance.
04.14.1: Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan, Starts with a length ball, no width on offer. Dhawan defends it off the back foot.
4 Overs | Runs : 41/0 | Run rate : 10.25
43.63.6: Sam Curran to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Here's another one! Brilliant over for Delhi! Full ball outside off, Shaw hammers it through cover for a boundary.
13.53.5: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, Slower ball on middle, Dhawan flicks it to the leg side for a single.
63.43.4: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, SIX! Ohh, yeah! One of the best shots of the night! Sam bowls a full one on middle, Dhawan nonchalantly lifts this over the bowler's head for a maximum. 
43.33.3: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! That is just helped on its way! Good length ball on the pads, Dhawan flicks it just wide of the short fine leg fielder for a boundary.
13.23.2: Sam Curran to Prithvi Shaw, Full ball on the pads, Shaw flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
13.13.1: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, Good length ball around off, Dhawan pushes it to mid off and takes a run.
3 Overs | Runs : 24/0 | Run rate : 8
12.62.6: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball outside off, Dhawan pushes it to deep cover for a single.
12.52.5: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Short ball around middle, Shaw pulls it to deep mid-wicket. Jadeja comes across and makes a good stop. Keeps it down to just a single.
02.42.4: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Fullish ball on off, Shaw plays it to mid off.
02.32.3: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, BEATEN! Slower delivery outside off, Shaw looks to defend but misses as the ball goes on the bounce to the keeper.
62.22.2: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, SIX! Shaw trusts the bounce of the pitch and that is a great shot! Short ball around off, Shaw launches it over long on for a maximum.
02.12.1: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Full ball on off, Shaw pushes it to cover.
2 Overs | Runs : 16/0 | Run rate : 8
11.61.6: Sam Curran to Prithvi Shaw, Full ball outside off, Shaw pushes it to deep cover for a single.
11.51.5: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, Good length ball outside off, Shikhar plays it to the off side and takes a run.
41.41.4: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! CREAMED! There is no stopping that on this outfield! Full ball on off, Dhawan drives it past the bowler and past the mid off fielder for a boundary.
01.31.3: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, Full ball on off, Dhawan drives it but the fielder at cover does well to stop it.
01.21.2: Sam Curran to Shikhar Dhawan, Good length ball on off, Dhawan defends it to cover.
11.11.1: Sam Curran to Prithvi Shaw, Good shot! Full ball outside off, Shaw drives it through extra cover and picks up a run.
1 Overs | Runs : 9/0 | Run rate : 9
00.60.6: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, 9 runs from the first over! Fullish ball on the pads, Dhawan flicks it to mid-wicket. Dot ball.
00.50.5: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, Good length ball outside off, Dhawan taps it to point.
40.40.4: Deepak Chahar to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! Smoked! Like Shaw, Dhawan too is off the mark in superb style! Good length ball outside off, Dhawan slashes it through point for a boundary.
10.30.3: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Edged but safe! Good length ball outside off, Shaw looks to drive but it goes off the outside edge and it flies to third man for a single.
40.20.2: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Shaw is off the mark in fine fashion! Brilliant shot! Good length ball on the pads, Shaw flicks it to the deep square leg region for a boundary.
00.10.1: Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw, Chahar starts with a full ball on middle and leg, Shaw gets onto the front foot and then pushes it to mid on. 
Chennai Super Kings First innings
Sam Curran34 | 15)*
Ravindra Jadeja(26 | 17)
Chris Woakes3|0|18|2
019.619.6: Chris Woakes to Sam Curran, OUT! BOWLED! Yes, he can! Woakes gets Sam Curran at the last ball! Full ball, on off. Sam Curran rightly goes for the slog but misses. The ball doesn't miss though, and it spoils the furniture. Good comeback by Woakes after getting dispatched to the boundary of the first ball. CHENNAI END ON 188 FOR 7.
119.519.5: Chris Woakes to Ravindra Jadeja, Wide yorker this time, Jadeja can't get under it and ends up drilling it to covers for one. Good over so far, can Woakes finish well?
219.419.4: Chris Woakes to Ravindra Jadeja, Slower length ball by Woakes, Jadeja pulls it wide of long on for a couple.
219.319.3: Chris Woakes to Ravindra Jadeja, Good work in the deep and two runs are saved! Short and wide by Woakes, Jadeja slaps it past covers. The ball is rolling away to the ropes but Shimron Hetmyer runs to his right, dives and stops a boundary.
119.219.2: Chris Woakes to Sam Curran, Good comeback by Woakes! Fires a very full one on leg stump, Sam Curran looks to go for the slog but gets the inside edge, on his pads and behind the stumps for one.
419.119.1: Chris Woakes to Sam Curran, FOUR! Absolute carnage in Mumbai! Sam Curran moves to 33 from 13! Length ball, on the pads. Sam Curran flicks it to the deep square leg boundary.
19 Overs | Runs : 178/6 | Run rate : 9.37
118.718.6: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, Full ball, around off. Sam Curran gets a thick outside edge to covers for one. 23 from the over.
418.618.5: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, FOUR! Tom is leaking runs here! Brilliant batting by Sam Curran! It was a slower one, outside off. Sam Curran picks it up early, waits for it, and then slices it to the cover fence. 22 from the over so far.
618.518.4: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, SIX! Two in a row! Sam Curran is scoring crucial runs for Chennai here! Short ball, on the body, Sam Curran smokes it deep over the mid-wicket boundary.
618.418.3: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, SIX! Sam is winning the brotherly rivalry here! Full toss by Tom Curran and Sam Curran deposits this over wide long on for a maximum. 
018.318.3: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, Length ball, wide outside off. Left alone by Sam.
118.218.2: Tom Curran to Ravindra Jadeja, Ah poor by Tom Curran! Should have been a dot but is an overthrow. Full one, outside off. Jadeja looks to go through the off side but ends up getting an inside edge to the leg side. Tom collects the ball and looks to run his brother out at the bowler's end. He misses and they take a overthrow.
418.118.1: Tom Curran to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Slapped away! Short ball by Tom Curran, Jadeja comes down the track and pulls it to the wide long on fence.
18 Overs | Runs : 155/6 | Run rate : 8.61
117.617.6: Avesh Khan to Ravindra Jadeja, Short and outside off, Jadeja punches it to deep cover for a single.
117.517.5: Avesh Khan to Sam Curran, Low full toss on off, Curran drives it to long off for a single.
117.417.4: Avesh Khan to Ravindra Jadeja, Good length ball on off, Jadeja defends it to the off side and takes a run.
117.317.3: Avesh Khan to Sam Curran, Full ball on off, Curran pushes it to mid off and takes a run.
017.217.2: Avesh Khan to Sam Curran, Short ball outside off, Sam looks to pull but misses.
117.117.1: Avesh Khan to Ravindra Jadeja, Full on the pads, Jadeja flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 150/6 | Run rate : 8.82
416.616.6: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, FOUR! Poor ball to end the over from Tom and his brother, Sam makes use of it! Full ball down the leg side, Sam just helps it on its way to the fine leg fence.
016.516.5: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, Short ball around middle, Sam ducks under it.
116.416.4: Tom Curran to Ravindra Jadeja, Good length ball outside off, Jadeja guides it to short third man for a single.
016.316.3: Tom Curran to Ravindra Jadeja, Slower ball around off, Jadeja plays it back to the bowler.
116.216.2: Tom Curran to Sam Curran, Short ball on middle, Sam pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
116.116.1: Tom Curran to Ravindra Jadeja, Full ball on middle, Jadeja drives it to long off for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 143/6 | Run rate : 8.94
115.615.6: Avesh Khan to Ravindra Jadeja, Good length ball on middle, Jadeja nudges it to long on for a single.
115.515.5: Avesh Khan to Sam Curran, Fullish ball on the pads, Curran flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
415.415.4: Avesh Khan to Sam Curran, FOUR! What a start from Sam Curran! Short ball around middle and leg, Curran gets into position and then pulls it to the backward square leg region for a boundary. 
015.315.3: Avesh Khan to MS Dhoni, OUT! TIMBER! Dhoni goes for a duck! Delhi are coming back strongly here! They send back the big fish! Good length ball around off, Dhoni looks to slog it away but gets an inside edge onto the stumps. Not what Chennai wanted at this stage but Delhi won't mind. 
015.215.2: Avesh Khan to MS Dhoni, Good length ball around off, Dhoni mistimes it back to the bowler.
115.115.1: Avesh Khan to Ravindra Jadeja, OUT! RUN OUT! Jadeja bumps into Avesh Khan and basically sells Raina down the river! End of a very good innings from Suresh Raina. Good length ball on the pads, Jadeja flicks it to deep square leg and wants a couple. Raina obliges and takes off. Jadeja bumps into Avesh Khan and has to send Raina back but it is too late as Woakes throws the ball to Rishabh Pant and he does the rest. A very unfortunate end to a very good innings. 
15 Overs | Runs : 136/5 | Run rate : 9.07
114.614.6: Marcus Stoinis to Ravindra Jadeja, Stoinis digs this short on the leg stump. Jadeja dances down and then pulls it to deep mid-wicket. 12 from the over.
114.514.5: Marcus Stoinis to Suresh Raina, Slower length ball, Raina looks to go big but ends up miscuing it towards long on for one.
014.414.4: Marcus Stoinis to Ravindra Jadeja, Good length ball, around leg stump. Jadeja misses his flick and his hit on the pads. The ball rolls away and a leg bye is taken.
414.314.3: Marcus Stoinis to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Elegant by the southpaw! Length ball, just around off. Jadeja waits for it and the runs it past short third man and to the ropes.
414.214.2: Marcus Stoinis to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Off the mark in style! Short ball by Stoinis, it sits up nicely and Jadeja pulls it to the deep mid-wicket fence.
114.114.1: Marcus Stoinis to Suresh Raina, Stoinis sees Raina backing away and bowls a slower one outside off. Raina drills it down to long off for one.
14 Overs | Runs : 124/4 | Run rate : 8.86
113.613.6: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Length ball, outside off. Cut away to sweeper cover for one.
013.513.5: Tom Curran to Ambati Rayudu, OUT! TAKEN! Another catch for Shikhar Dhawan and Rayudu is back in the hut! Tom Curran bowls a slower one on off, Rayudu doesn't pick it and goes for the slog. The bottom hand comes off the bat and the ball goes miles in the air towards long off. Shikhar Dhawan settles under it and takes an easy catch. Right when a good partnership was budding, Delhi have struck back.
413.413.4: Tom Curran to Ambati Rayudu, FOUR! Great shot! Slower length ball by Stoinis and Rayudu pulls it to mid-wicket fence. The fielder tries to stop it with his foot but the ball races to the ropes.
113.313.3: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Short and wide outside off. Raina cuts it to sweeper cover for one.
113.213.2: Tom Curran to Ambati Rayudu, Back of a length, around middle. This is clipped away to deep mid-wicket for one.
013.113.1: Tom Curran to Ambati Rayudu, Slower one this time, Rayudu looks to push it to the off side but is beaten.
13 Overs | Runs : 117/3 | Run rate : 9
612.712.6: Marcus Stoinis to Suresh Raina, SIX! FIFTY for Raina! Welcome back says Chennai! Stoinis digs this short but with his pace, this sits up nicely for a stroke. Raina then smacks it over the mid-wicket fence. The ball does deep in the stands.
012.612.5: Marcus Stoinis to Suresh Raina, Back of a length this time, outside off. Raina looks to go through the leg side but gets the leading edge towards the off side.
112.512.4: Marcus Stoinis to Ambati Rayudu, Good length ball, around middle. Rayudu shimmies down and hits it to deep mid-wicket for one.
012.412.3: Marcus Stoinis to Ambati Rayudu, Full ball, around off. Defended by Rayudu.
012.312.2: Marcus Stoinis to Ambati Rayudu, Four Leg byes! Oh no Stoinis is unlucky this time! He bowls a off-cutter and Rayudu looks to slog it away, but the ball hits his body and runs past Pant and to the third man ropes.
612.212.2: Marcus Stoinis to Ambati Rayudu, NO BALL AND A SIX! Runs are flowing freely for Chennai here! Stoinis bowls a waist-high full toss on the pads, Rayudu flicks it over the fine leg fence. Free hit coming up.
112.112.1: Marcus Stoinis to Suresh Raina, Length ball, it lands around off. Raina backs away to the leg side and plays it to sweeper cover for a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 98/3 | Run rate : 8.17
111.611.6: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Full on middle, Raina plays it to long off and keeps the strike for the next over with a single.
111.511.5: Amit Mishra to Ambati Rayudu, Flatter ball outside off, Rayudu smacks it wide of long off for a single.
111.411.4: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Hits Rayudu! Tossed up on off, Raina drives it hard and it hits Rayudu at the other end. A single taken as the ball goes to the off side.
611.311.3: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, SIX! That has gone into the second tier! Wow! Full on the pads, Raina whacks it over the deep mid-wicket region for a maximum.
211.211.2: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Flighted ball on middle, Raina sweeps it wide of the long on fielder for a couple of runs.
611.111.1: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, SIX! Raina is back! Chennai missed him big time last season! Floated ball outside off, Raina dances down the track and then nails it over the bowler's head for a maximum.
11 Overs | Runs : 81/3 | Run rate : 7.36
110.610.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Full on middle, Raina uses his feet and then works it down to long on for a single.
110.510.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Ambati Rayudu, Outside off, Rayudu plays it to the off side for a single.
010.410.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Ambati Rayudu, Edgy! Tossed up ball outside off, Rayudu looks to drive but gets an inside edge onto the pads.
110.310.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Short ball around middle, Raina muscles it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
110.210.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Ambati Rayudu, Loopy ball on off, Rayudu defends it to the off side for a single.
610.110.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Ambati Rayudu, SIX! Cleared the deep square leg fielder with ease! Floated ball on middle, Rayudu smacks it over deep square leg for a biggie. Ashwin is taking a beating.
10 Overs | Runs : 71/3 | Run rate : 7.1
29.69.6: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Excellent fielding in the deep from Prithvi Shaw! Tossed up on the pads, Raina goes on his knees and then sweeps it in front of square on the leg side. Shaw runs across and dives to pull it back in. Rahane does the clean up job. 2 runs taken. 
09.59.5: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball on the pads, Raina works it to short fine leg.
19.49.4: Amit Mishra to Ambati Rayudu, Quicker ball on off, Rayudu dances down the track and then mistimes it to long on for a single.
09.39.3: Amit Mishra to Ambati Rayudu, Floated ball on off, Rayudu lunges forward and then defends it to cover.
19.29.2: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball on off, Raina plays it to long off and takes a run.
19.19.1: Amit Mishra to Ambati Rayudu, Tossed up on middle, Rayudu flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 66/3 | Run rate : 7.33
68.68.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, SIX! There is no stopping that one though! Ashwin drops his length a touch shorter this time, Raina hangs back and then smokes it over the fence at wide long on. A very eventful over, 18 runs and a wicket from it.
08.58.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Loopy ball, around off. Raina sweeps it well but straight to short mid-wicket.
08.48.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball, around off. Raina looks to drive it but gets the inside edge to the leg side.
08.38.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, OUT! TAKEN! Great catch by Shikhar Dhawan and a solid-looking Moeen Ali is back in the hut! A poor shot by Moeen Ali really, this is a flatter ball and he pre-mediates the reverse sweep. Ends up getting the top edge and the ball would have landed safe behind short third man. But Shikhar Dhawan runs back and takes a very good catch. The partnership which was looking threatening is broken.
68.28.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, SIX! Whoa this even bigger and better! Flighted ball, lands on off. Moeen Ali dances down and slogs this over the sight screen.
68.18.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, SIX! Straight as an arrow and this is the first biggie of the game! Flighted ball on Moeen Ali comes down the track and smokes it down the ground.
8 Overs | Runs : 48/2 | Run rate : 6
17.67.6: Amit Mishra to Moeen Ali, Shortish and outside off, Moeen plays it to deep cover for a single.
17.57.5: Amit Mishra to Suresh Raina, Flatter on middle, Raina punches it down to long on for a single.
17.47.4: Amit Mishra to Moeen Ali, Outside off, punched to deep cover for a single.
07.37.3: Amit Mishra to Moeen Ali, Again! This is lovely bowling from Mishra! Tosses this one around off, Ali goes back in his crease to defend but gets beaten. 
07.27.2: Amit Mishra to Moeen Ali, Beaten! Nicely bowled! Loopy ball outside off, Ali looks to sweep but misses. 
27.17.1: Amit Mishra to Moeen Ali, Flatter ball outside off, Ali punches it through extra cover for a couple.
7 Overs | Runs : 43/2 | Run rate : 6.14
06.66.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Beaten! Lovely bowling from Ashwin! Tosses this nicely on off and gets it to turn. Raina looks to run it down to third man but the ball goes past the edge.
16.56.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, Full one, outside off. Moeen drills it to deep cover for one.
06.46.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, Loppy ball, around middle and leg. Moeen defends it.
46.36.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Edged and a boundary! Tossed up, outside off. Moeen looks to go through the off side but gets the outside edge. The ball rolls down to third man fence.
46.26.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Lovely use of the feet! Tossed up, on off, Moeen Ali dances down the track and thumps it to long on fence. Tom Curran comes across to stop but in vain. 
16.16.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball, on the pads. Clipped to fine leg for one.
6 Overs | Runs : 33/2 | Run rate : 5.5
05.65.6: Tom Curran to Moeen Ali, Good length ball on off, Ali defends it to point. Chennai are 33 for 2 at the end of the Powerplay.
15.55.5: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Full ball on middle, Raina works it to mid on for a single.
05.45.4: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Just short of the fielder! Good length ball outside off, Raina clears his front leg and then whacks it to cover where it falls just short of Rahane.
05.35.3: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Slower ball around off, Raina makes room and then pushes it to Hetmyer at point.
15.25.2: Tom Curran to Moeen Ali, Fullish ball outside off, Moeen drives it to deep cover for a single.
15.15.1: Tom Curran to Suresh Raina, Quick single! Good length ball on off, Raina defends it to cover and takes off for a quick single. Stoinis collects and has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. Would have been close.
5 Overs | Runs : 30/2 | Run rate : 6
04.64.6: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, Floated ball on off, Moeen defends it to cover. 
04.54.5: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, LEG BYE! Flatter ball on the pads, Raina looks to flick but it brushes his pads and goes in between the legs of the keeper and the batters pick up a leg bye. 
44.44.4: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, FOUR! Excellent use of the feet from Raina! Floated ball on middle, Raina uses his feet and then launches it to the deep mid-wicket region for a boundary.
44.34.3: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, FOUR! Uppish but wide of the fielder at cover! Flighted ball outside off, Raina lunges forward and pushes it but does so uppishly. Luckily though, it goes wide of the fielder at cover and it races to the fence. 
04.24.2: Ravichandran Ashwin to Suresh Raina, Loopy ball on middle, Raina prods forward and looks to defend but gets an inside edge to the leg side.
14.14.1: Ravichandran Ashwin to Moeen Ali, Tossed up on off, Moeen pushes it to long off for a single.
4 Overs | Runs : 20/2 | Run rate : 5
13.63.6: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Good length ball around off, Ali guides it to third man for a single.
43.53.5: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Pulled away in disdain! Short ball around middle, Moeen Ali swivels and then pulls it to the deep square leg region for a boundary.
43.43.4: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, FOUR! SHOT! Wankhede has a quick outfield and that is on show here! Back of a length ball outside off, Moeen Ali punches it through the cover region for a boundary. Superb timing.
03.33.3: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Good length ball on middle and leg, Moeen looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. 
03.23.2: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Length ball on off, Moeen mistimes it to mid off. 
03.13.1: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Good length ball on the pads, Moeen looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. Moeen looks for a run but Raina sends him back.
3 Overs | Runs : 11/2 | Run rate : 3.67
42.62.6: Chris Woakes to Suresh Raina, FOUR! Just short of covers! Short and wide outside off. Raina goes for it but doesn't middle it. It drops in front of the man at covers and then runs to the fence. Boundary of the last ball but still an excellent over for Delhi.
02.52.5: Chris Woakes to Suresh Raina, Full toss, outside off. Raina digs it out to covers. Can this be a wicket maiden?
02.42.4: Chris Woakes to Suresh Raina, Good length ball, outside off. Raina taps it to the off side and is eager to get off the mark, but Ali sends him back.
02.32.3: Chris Woakes to Suresh Raina, Back of a length, outside off. Raina stands tall and plays it to point.
02.22.2: Chris Woakes to Suresh Raina, Full ball first up, around off. Raina defends it back.
02.12.1: Chris Woakes to Ruturaj Gaikwad, OUT! TAKEN! Great catch by Shikhar Dhawan and Chennai lose both their openers! A beauty from Woakes, this lands outside off and shapes away just a bit. Gaikwad looks to push it through the off side but the movement is enough to take the outside edge toward first slip. Shikhar Dhawan dives to his right to take a good low catch. Delhi are off to a very good start. Chennai in need of a partnership.
2 Overs | Runs : 7/2 | Run rate : 3.5
01.71.6: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Short of a length this time, around the fourth stump line. Ali blocks it well. Excellent over by Avesh Khan, just two runs and a big wicket.
01.61.5: Avesh Khan to Moeen Ali, Serves a full one, outside off. Ali pushes it to mid off.
01.51.4: Avesh Khan to Faf du Plessis, OUT! LBW! Great start for Delhi! And Avesh Khan has provided the first wicket! Good length ball, lands outside off and nips back in. Faf du Plessis looks to push it through the off side but is hit on the pads. The umpire raises his finger as this looked plumb. Faf du Plessis, after a bit of thinking, decides not to review it. What a ball from Avesh Khan and he sends Faf du Plessis for a duck. The Ball Tracker comes on and it shows that it would have been umpire's call on hitting the stumps.
11.41.3: Avesh Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good stop by Chris Woakes and he saves three runs! Length ball, but on the pads, Gaikwad flicks it down to fine leg. But Chris Woakes dives to his left and stops it. A single is taken.
01.31.2: Avesh Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good length ball, around off. This is punched to mid off.
01.21.1: Avesh Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Well bowled! That nipped back in! Lands on a length, outside off and jabs back in sharply. Gaikwad looks to defend but is hit high on the thigh pad.
01.11.1: Avesh Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Starts with a full one, but is down the leg side. Gaikwad looks to flick but fails to connect. Wide given by the umpire.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 6
00.60.6: Chris Woakes to Faf du Plessis, Good stop by Shimron Hetmyer at covers! This a length ball outside off, du Plessis punches it well but Hetmyer dives and stops a certain boundary.
00.50.5: Chris Woakes to Faf du Plessis, Full one, on the pads. This is flicked away to square leg.
00.40.4: Chris Woakes to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hits the deck on a length, this is on the pads. Gaikwad looks to flick it away but the ball hits the pads and rolls away to the leg side. A leg bye taken.
40.30.3: Chris Woakes to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Off the mark in style! That has whistled away to the ropes! Length one, outside off. Gaikwad leans forward and creams it past the diving fielder at covers for a boundary.
00.20.2: Chris Woakes to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full one again, this is a touch outside off. Gaikwad looks to drive but gets the inner half of the bat back to Woakes.
00.10.1: Chris Woakes to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Beaten! Lovely shape on that one! Full ball, outside off. Gaikwad looks to push it off the front foot but the ball shapes away and goes past the outside edge.
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